IDB breaks precedent, elects US citizen as new president  

Economy & Policy People Regions

Mauricio Claver-Carone elected to top spot, pledges to serve single 5-year term

IEnova names new CFO

People Energy Gas

Carlos Mauer replaces Nelly Molina, who becomes the head of investor relations at parent company Sempra

Vicentín CEO dies as company flounders

Debt Loans M&A

Argentine agribusiness was target for state takeover after running up $1.35 bln in debt

Omega names new head of development division

People Renewable Brazil

Brazilian renewable energy company hires Rogério Zampronha from Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas

Brazil's former treasury secretary to join BTG Pactual

People Brazil Latin America

Mansueto Almeida will become chief economist at the investment bank in January next year

Emerald Peak names new partners

People Funds Equity

US-based private equity firm hires former World Bank and IDB executives as it raises $150 mln LatAm fund

Banco do Brasil CEO asks to leave in August

People Economy & Policy Brazil

Rubem Novaes, a proponent to privatize the state-owned lender, plans to steps down next month

CORRECTED: IDB sets date for delayed annual meeting  

People Economy & Policy Coronavirus

DC- based development bank also says it will name a new president in Septmeber

SMBC names new heads in LatAm

People Project & Infrastructure Finance Structured Finance

Japanese bank promotes Luis Fernando Perdigón to head of the region and puts David González in charge of project finance

PODCAST: Pandemic exposes LatAm's past complacency, says World Bank VP  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Economy & Policy

New LAC head for multilateral lender says the region has an opportunity to rethink the future

Iguá Saneamento appoints new CEO

Brazil Latin America People

Former CEO Gustavo Guimarães oversaw restructuring of company after debt-to-equity negotiations and rebranding

Brazil's Itaú names Pimentel head of LatAm region

People Argentina Paraguay

Pimentel will oversee bank operations in Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay from Brazil.

PODCAST: Gloria Nelund  

LatinFinance Connect Asset Management Capital Markets

Gloria Nelund, chairman and chief executive officer of Manhattan Beach, California-based impact investment firm TriLinc Global talks impact investing

PODCAST: Ted Levinson  

LatinFinance Connect ESG Capital Markets

Ted Levinson, chief executive officer and founder of Portland, Oregon-based Beneficial Returns, talks impact investing with LatinFinance

Brazil throws support behind US nominee for IDB head  

People Economy & Policy Debt

Treasury Department puts forth Mauricio Claver-Carone to replace Luis Moreno at the DC-based development bank